Skip to main content

About your Search

20110301
20110331
SHOW
STATION
WBAL (NBC) 20
LANGUAGE
English 20
Search Results 0 to 19 of about 20
NBC
Mar 29, 2011 6:00am EDT
. >> president obama defends our attacks on libya, saying even though the u.s. wasn't in imminent danger, our interest and values were at stake. but the attacks stopped short, he says, of trying to force muammar gaddafi out. >> if we tried to overthrow gaddafi by force, our coalition would splinter. we would likely have to put u.s. troops on the ground. >> not an option, the president said. instead, secretary of state hillary clinton is in london today, meeting with countries who want to see a new government in libya. their aim -- pressure gaddafi to step down on his own. >> we tied up his financial assets, the $33 billion. we've got an embargo. he is getting weaker all of the time. >> capitol hill critics still say the president should have consulted congress first. >> we've got to be careful about slipping into these wars. tomorrow, nato takes over. the u.s. takes a back seat. and libya takes center stage as the world's latest front in the fight for freedom. what about other countries like yemen behind syria that are facing similar uprisings? what is our policy there? the president said wh
NBC
Mar 18, 2011 6:00am EDT
. >> this morning, 600 americans are stuck north of sendai amid the worst devastation. the u.s. is sending in buses to get them. >> we are bringing all available resources to bear to closely monitor the situation and to protect american citizens who may be in harm's way. >> not much has changed at the nuclear plant. experts think it could take weeks to get the situation under control. much of our information about radiation is coming from the japanese, so the u.s. is now starting to collect its own data. >> when the united states says evacuate out to 50 miles, there is a real sound reason for that. >> but they stress no one in the u.s. should be worried. >> basic physics and basic science tells us that there really can't be any risk or harm to anyone here in the united states. >> the military says few americans have boarded government-run flights out ofjapan. those who are coming home are being tested. >> we are doing screening of passengers and/or cargo if there happens to be even a blip in terms of radiation. >> and the fallout here at home. general motors is shutting down a louisiana assembly pl
NBC
Mar 22, 2011 6:00am EDT
. there are questions that continue about the scope of u.s. involvement. >> good morning, the pentagon says it expects other nations to announce they are joining the coalition. a third night of air strikes on libya, about half the missions flown by american pilots. they expect the number to decline within days as more nations to join the international coalition and the no-fly zone is expanded. >> the growing capabilities of the coalition, i anticipate that no-fly zone was and extend -- will soon and extend. >> the u.s. is anxious to end the mission over to nato. president obama is facing sharp criticism from both parties. >> we are not coordinating with the rebels. will we leave them surrounded and at the mercy of gaddafi? i have never seen anything so confused in my life. >> he should come home and call congress back into session and make his case. >> on monday, the president re- clarify u.s. goals and said the u.s. will soon step back. >> let me emphasize that we anticipate this transition to take place in a matter of days and not weeks. >> as of this morning, it remains unclear who would take over
NBC
Mar 24, 2011 6:00am EDT
. lawmakers continued to question the cost of the u.s. role. kate amara joins us live with more on the story. good morning to you. >> pressure mounting on the president. he is talking about the u.s. exit strategy. in the libyan capital, anti- aircraft fire lit up the sky once again. u.s.-led coalition forces continue to carry out air strikes. and now, nato war ships are patrolling off libya's coast, enforcing the u.n. arms embargo. >> at the same time, nato has completed plans to help enforce the no-fly zone. >> the white house wants to hand off control of the military operation within days. >> the united states' role once that environment is shaped is actually significantly reduced because we've got a broad-based international coalition, including arab states, that believe in the same thing that we do. >> meanwhile, pressure is mounting on the administration from members of congress. in a letter, house speaker john boehner demanded president obama outline objectives. a statement from democrat nancy pelosi saying u.s. participation is strengthened by consultation with congress. >> we can't a
NBC
Mar 9, 2011 6:00am EST
action after u.s. supreme court's supports the right for a controversial church group to protest at military funerals. >> jennifer franciotti is live with more on that story. >> congressman ruppersberger submitted legislation that would place restrictions on protests and military funerals. five hours before a funeral and after a funeral. westboro baptist church stirred up controversy when members protested outside a military funeral in westminster. the u.s. supreme court ruled in favor of the churches right to protest. crop prohibits protest one hour before or after funerals. >> i believe the constitution allows for reasonable restrictions on the time, place, and manner of protest activities. that is all i'm doing here. >> ruppersberger it is bill places distance restrictions, up to 2,500 feet between protesters and the funeral side. we will have the churches reaction coming up at 6:30. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the "safe haven for heroes act" strikes a fair balance between free speech
NBC
Mar 14, 2011 6:00am EDT
is plummeting. in the u.s., stocks were higher on friday. the bloomberg maryland index rising on gains for under armour. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> 39 degrees on tv hill. >> raven safety is packing quite a punch in the ring. keith mills has highlights. that is coming up in sports. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. would you change your bank if it suddenly imposed a ceiling on your debit card purchases? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. >> so, ah, your seat good? got the mirrors all adjusted? you can see everything ok? just stay off the freeways, all right? i don't want you going out on those yet. and leave your phone in your purse, i don't want you texting. >> daddy... ok! ok, here you go. be careful. >> thanks dad. >> and call me--but not while you're driving. we knew this day was coming. that's why we bought a subaru. so it's a good thing our new air wick odor detect senses th
NBC
Mar 17, 2011 6:00am EDT
. the japanese deny that, but international authorities do believe it's overheating. the u.s. believes radiation levels there are extremely high. with conflicting reports coming from japan, the state department now warns americans to consider leaving or at least stay 50 miles away, 30 miles further than the japanese recommend. >> we are obviously advising american citizens that they listen to the nrc and the state department. >> some experts fear even that's not enough. >> 50 miles is not a safe distance to be in an emergency like that. >> the state department's organizing charter flights out of tokyo for what so far is a voluntary evacuation. president obama called japan's prime minister to promise continued support. and this morning, there are new numbers on casualties. 23 injured, missing, or hospitalized at the plant. nearly 5200 dead. and over 9000 still missing. the u.s. isn't the only country with stronger warnings than japan. germany and australia are now also urging their residents to leave. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> meanwhile, all the devastation in japan caused by the earthqua
NBC
Mar 23, 2011 6:00am EDT
. the countries president said he will honor his promise to step down by the end of the year. in libya, the u.s. and the allies have destroyed a warehouse or muammar gaddafi captain rocket launchers. president obama is coming home early from south america to deal with the crisis and the political fallout. we have more from tracie potts. >> libya insist the u.s. and the allies are going after civilians. >> everything is empty. why they destroyed his building? >> it is perfectly evident that the vast majority if not nearly all civilian casualties have been inflicted by gaddafi. >> president obama is leaving a also a dark early and was criticized for managing these air strikes from 04. >> i believe the costs are outweighed by the benefits. >> supporters argue by law, he should have consulted congress first. >> he could have asked for a declaration of war or an authorization for military force. he did not do either. >> congressman kucinich is calling for a vote to pull out of libya. >> this is a war. >> secretary of state clinton said it looks like gaddafi's closest advisors may be looking for a wa
NBC
Mar 25, 2011 6:00am EDT
to you. happy friday. >> u.s. officials say this transition could take place within days and possibly as early as tomorrow. a change of command. nato has agreed to take the lead enforcing the no-fly zone over libya. >> nato is well suited to coordinating this international effort and ensuring that all participating nations are working effectively together toward our shared goal. >> the deal is designed to prevent muammar gaddafi's airforces from attacking rebels. but the alliance cannot agree on patroling ground forces. u.s. warplanes will still lead those attacks. >> we have not decided yet whether we will take on the broader responsibility. >> meanwhile, the coalition continued unleashing more air strikes. french fighter jets hit a libyan aircraft thursday in violation of the no-fly zone. the libyan government claims coalition attacks have killed civilians. state tv aired images of fires and funeral services. but pentagon officials say the only civilian casualties here are the ones caused by gaddafi himself. >> when and where regime forces threaten the lives of their own citizens,
NBC
Mar 28, 2011 6:00am EDT
whether we'll hand guns to rebels. >> no decision has been made about that. >> and how much the u.s. will be involved after nato takes over. >> within the next week or so, we will begin to diminish the commitment of resources. >> tonight president obama is supposed to lay out the plan. he has said muammar gaddafi needs to go, but nato's made it clear that's not their mission. tomorrow, secretary of state hillary clinton meets in london with countries that want to ease him out. >> now is your time to get out of this. >> but lawmakers here can't agree if the u.s. should go after him. >> the only acceptable way for this to end in libya is for gaddafi to go. >> we should be doing whatever we can to not have brutal dictators remain in power. >> the people of libya can remove their dictator. but we are not going to be the ones to remove him. >> congress also concerned about the price tag, now believed to be near $1 billion. how long should the no-fly zone over libya last? defense secretary gates says for now, no one knows. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> that brings us to our water cool
NBC
Mar 31, 2011 6:00am EDT
the no-fly zone from the u.s. as report surfaced that the u.s. had stepped up intelligence operations. kate amara joins us with more. >> good morning to you, stan. this morning there are reports of c.i.a. operatives in libya and covert u.s. support for rebel fighters. >> c.i.a. operatives are on the ground in libya, according to the associated press. the a.p. reported they are like living making contact with rebel forces and helping to rescue a crew member of a fighter jet that crashed. and it's reported that president obama approved covert operations. the white house refusing to comment. >> he's not ruling in or out terms of legal assistance to the opposition. >> arming the rebels is on the minds of law makers. >> why haven't we made some plans or had some long-term plans before we went in there? and who is going to pick up the tab for all this? >> defense secretary robert gates and mike mullen will be back on the hill today testifying at house and senate hearings on libya. members of both parties questioning the lack of congressional authorization. >> i think it's important constitu
NBC
Mar 1, 2011 6:00am EST
>> it has been two months and still no sign of teenager phylicia barnes. >> the u.s. considered military action against libya as gaddafi blast off calls to leave. he is at it again. charlie sheen is speaking to what went with a camera and an hour to kill. tell us what you think in this morning's water cooler question. >> will be warmer temperatures continue through the week? [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. it is march 1 . >> a big party later in the weather office. march is going to come in like a lamb today. yesterday was a little bump. it is able breezy right now. the wind will diminish. 34 at the airport. north wind is 9, gusting up to 17. i think the wind will die down. we could see a few high, thin clouds with a high temperature near 47 degrees. we will check the seven-day f
NBC
Mar 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
. at&t is not charging customers for any international calls made to japan from the u.s. and puerto rico from now until the end of the month. verizon is offering a similar plan. our coverage of the disaster continues online at wbaltv.com. can find pictures and video showing the devastation. take our survey. do you feel nuclear power is safe? you can win by clicking the link on our homepage -- you can click in link -- you can waiteigh by clicking the link on our homepage. >> jennifer franciotti joins us live in the studio. >> discussions in annapolis are still in the early stages. the plan could save the state $180 million. there was a relic against the governor's pension overhaul proposal. it is designed to address the unfunded pension liability. retirement age would increase from 55 to 60. current employees would increased out-of-pocket contributions or accept lower benefits. union members say the plan puts their future in jeopardy. >> they're doing the job. they need to be paid for it. they don't need to have -- they'd had the furloughs. they've had reduction. now it's time to ste
NBC
Mar 21, 2011 6:00am EDT
, international forces pounded targets in libya, enforcing a no-fly zone. the u.s. military says the operation has succeeded in heavily degrading momammar gaddafi's air defenses. defense secretary robert gates says within days, the u.s. will hand over control to other countries. >> we will continue to support the coalition. we will be a member of the coalition. we will have a military role in the coalition. but we will not have the preeminent role. >> the libyan government said dozens have been killed, mostly civilians. in a speech broadcast on state television, gaddafi says he's ready for a long war. >> even if we like martydom, we tell you we will not die. you will die. >> pentagon officals say the dictator himself is not a target. >> you're not going after gaddafi? >> we're not going after gaddafi. >> the white house says on sunday president obama worked on shoring up support from arab leaders in the region. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. back to you. >> many are wondering if there is an indication about how long this could last. >> the pentagon said the goal of this military operation is to prot
NBC
Mar 3, 2011 6:00am EST
speech on state tv, muammar gaddafi threatened a bath of blood if the u.s. or nato gets involved. >> thousands and thousands of people will be killed if america or the atlantic pact -- intervene in our country. >> as several u.s. warships move toward the region, secretary of state hillary clinton told a senate panel there may be a role for the military in relief efforts and evacuation. >> we're focusing on how we can get medical supplies and food into the people who are in safe enough zones that it can be delivered to assist them. >> the united nations estimates that so far 150,000 people have crossed libya's borders into egypt and tunisia, warning this situation has hit a crisis point. in washington, i'm kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. kate amara live in washington. two servicemen are dead this morning. there were killed by a gunman as they sat on a military bus in germany. an unidentified airport worker from a close vote got into an argument inside the bus. the shots killed the driver and one other service member and wounded two others. the suspect was arrested. auth
NBC
Mar 16, 2011 6:00am EDT
is normally contained inside the container could seep out. >> japan will last the u.s. military for help. for workers who volunteered, they have faced life threatening levels of radiation. >> they are being exposed to levels of radiation that are life-threatening and will in some cases be fatal. >> this is taken attention away from the humanitarian aspect of the disaster. rescuers have found body after body in piles of rubble. the death toll is estimated to be well over 10,000. thousands more remained missing. those who survived had to make do with very little food, and heat. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. have the recent events in japan changed your views on nuclear energy? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> many marylanders with friends in japan are trying to get word from the devastated region. among them, a sophomore from towson university who is try to track down his brothers and sisters in yokohama. >> right now i am far away from my country. it is hard. even i would think a
NBC
Mar 30, 2011 6:00am EDT
response at wbaltv.com or on facebook. u.s. something to say. i can tell. >> guys should have abs. if you are drinking beer all day, he will not have abs. everything evens out. 34 degrees. coming up, the mornings financial news. >> the details of the scope of the impact of that growing nuclear crisis in japan. find out what they are doing. >> one of the most common over- the-counter medications is being recalled. this morning's consumer alert. >> we are playing with this steel drum band. we are here at parkville high school. we have a live caribbean flair coming up. >> we are in pretty good shape of an area roadways. a couple of things to talk about. we' >> a very good morning. it is 43 degrees downtown. will be a great, rainy, maybe even a snowy night tonight. but we do not care. we're getting in the beach flare. the stell drum band -- the steel drum band concert at parkvale. what do like about playing steel drums? >> it's fun. it's totally different. is a great experience. >> i am having fun banging on it as well. interesting history. >> it originated in trinidad. it comes from the oil
NBC
Mar 11, 2011 6:00am EST
in the biggest one-day selloff on wall street since last summer. an increase in u.s. jobless claims among the things worrying investors. t. rowe price among the shares hurting the bloomberg maryland index. there may soon be a limit to what you can buy with a debit card, and it's not determined by what's in your bank account. j.p. morgan chase considering slapping a $100 limit on your debit card transaction. the "wall street journal" says it's the bank's way of fishing for profits elsewhere as it deals with new consumer protection rules rimenting fees banks can charge you. and pepsi coast announcing plans to add old can designs back into its pepsi and mountain dew lineup, according to the "wall street journal." they say the beverage maker also adding ingredients, like good, old-fashioned sugar. it's part of a trend. that is businesses at the new york stock exchange. i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> the time now, 6:21, 44 degrees on tv hill. another check on weather and traffic straight ahead. >> the terps take on n.c. state in the a.c.c. tournament. is it their first
NBC
Mar 2, 2011 6:00am EST
details on the story. good morning. >> the u.s. senate is scheduled to vote on the temporary measure today. it is expected to pass. >> a joint resolution is passed. >> shutdown averted, for now. house lawmakers buying time in the budget process with bipartisan approval of an emergency spending bill that keeps the government running for two more weeks. republicans say the measure, which cuts $4 billion, is just the beginning. >> the american people want us to get our fiscal house in order, and this is a step in the right direction. >> more than 100 democrats helped pass the bill. the house minority leader, nancy pelosi, wasn't one of them. she says the cuts will hurt the economy. >> we are going in the wrong direction. how fast may be the question. but we are going in the wrong direction. >> senate majority leader harry reid says he expects the bill to move quickly to the president's desk. >> so we'll pass this and then we'll look to funding the government on a long-term basis. >> if approved, the stop-gap measure gives lawmakers just two weeks to negotiate spending for the rest of this fis
NBC
Mar 8, 2011 6:00am EST
. it will take another 45 years to close the gender wage gap in the u.s. have made great strides. the ratio of women's to mans annual median earnings were still 77% as of 2009. that is business. i'm jane king for wbal-tv 11 news. >> a new study finds the older a mother, the greater the chance she will have a large baby. older women are considered high- risk pregnancies. things like a baby's size can impact a woman's ability to deliver naturally. >> compared to women about 30 to 35, younger women tend to have smaller babies. women that are 35 and older tend to have larger babies. laboring is better even if you have a c-section. there is less blood loss and the baby's lungs are more mature. >> a big baby is not a reason to induce labor or scheduled a c- section. to see the entire interview, it is on our website, wbaltv.com. >> 31 degrees on tv hill. another check and weather and traffic straight ahead. >> the orioles square off against the yankees. keith mills has sports. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think about the decision t
Search Results 0 to 19 of about 20